Why Elon Musk’s Layoffs May Have Exposed Twitter to a $250m Copyright Suit
A group of major US record labels has sued Twitter for ‘rife’ copyright infringement after sending more than 300,000 takedown notices. But how will Elon Musk—an outspoken copyright law sceptic—respond.
William Stroever notes the complaint’s allegation that Twitter is getting an unfair advantage against companies that do pay licensing fees, undercutting existing markets and “cheapening” the value of music.
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